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4/15/2003 4:52:01 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--April 15, 2003

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H S L D A ' s W E E K L Y U P D A T E
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Topics for April 15, 2003

1. Mike Farris Addresses Social Workers at National Conference
2. Update: Judicial Nominee Still on Hold
3. Louisiana Homeschoolers Defeat Dangerous School Records Bill
4. HSLDA Hosts National Homeschool Leadership Summit
5. Home School Heartbeat: State Organizations

Plus: Homeschooling in the News


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1. Mike Farris Addresses Social Workers at National Conference

Farris was invited by Bush administration officials to discuss
HSLDA's legal work protecting innocent families during social worker
investigations.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=805

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2. Update: Judicial Nominee Still on Hold

A minority of Senators refuse to end the filibuster, preventing
further action on his nomination.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=806

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3. Louisiana Homeschoolers Defeat Dangerous School Records Bill

While the law did not directly address the case of a student who
withdraws from public school in order to homeschool, some school
officials may have used HB 63 to withhold their education records.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=807

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4. HSLDA Hosts National Homeschool Leadership Summit

The summit, attended by the leaders of state-wide homeschool
organizations from 48 states and the District of Columbia, focused on
federal issues affecting parental and educational freedoms, as well
as the sharing of information on threats to homeschool freedom
arising around the country.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=808

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5. Home School Heartbeat: State Organizations

State organizations serve the homeschooling community tremendously by
providing instruction and encouragement to home educating families.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=809

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Homeschooling in the News

Outside news items on home education.


Apr. 14: The Wincester Star (Virginia)
Conference Highlights Homeschool Positives
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=810

Apr. 9: The Winchester Star (Massachusetts)
A Place for Homeschoolers
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=811


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